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Death & Dying

  • 10 Good Questions About Life And Deathby Christopher Belshaw

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95 US$ 109.16

    10 Good Questions about Life and Death makes us think again about some of the most important issues we ever have to face. Addresses the fundamental questions that many of us ask about life and death. Written in an engaging and straightforward style, ideal for those with no formal background in philosophy. Focuses on commonly pondered issues,... more...

  • 46 Milesby Jarra Brown

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 13.49

    When Jarra Brown hears church bells he cannot fail to be reminded of the hundreds - 345 to be precise - of service personnel who passed through the beautiful rural Wiltshire countryside into Oxfordshire. These men and women were not hiking across its green pastures or sitting on top of the number 55 bus, instead they were lifeless, resting inside a... more...

  • Aberrations of Mourningby Laurence A. Rickels

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    "Aberrations of Mourning," originally published in 1988, is the long unavailable first book in Laurence A. Rickels's "unmourning" trilogy, followed by "The Case of California" and "Nazi Psychoanalysis.". Rickels studies mourning and melancholia within and around psychoanalysis, analyzing the writings of such... more...

  • Abjection and Representationby Rina Arya

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Abjection and Representation is a theoretical investigation of the concept of abjection as expounded by Julia Kristeva in Powers of Horror (1982) and its application in various fields including the visual arts, film and literature. It examines the complexity of the concept and its significance as a cultural category. more...

  • Aboriginal Suicide is Differentby Colin Tatz

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 31.00

    This is a study of youth who have, or feel they have, no purpose in life?or who may be seeking freedom in death. It is a portrait of life, and of self-destruction, by young Australian Aboriginal men and women. To comprehend this phenomenon occurring more often outside custody, one has to appreciate Australian Aboriginal history? it contributes more... more...

  • Adolescent Encounters With Death, Bereavement, and Copingby CT PhD PhD Charles Corr; PhD David Balk

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 94.99

    "Capturing from the start that 'Childhood is, and always has been, a vulnerable time,' we have a rich in gathering of contributed pieces that bring us into the raw, fragile arena of children traumatized by life events and behaviors..." -- Illness, Crisis, and Loss "Balk and Corr again have edited a book that will set the direction of the field for... more...

  • Advance Care Planningby Ph.D. Leah Rogne

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 67.99

    "This is a very substantive book that encompasses the various aspects of advance care planning, both prior to and after a diagnosis of a life-limiting disease. The realistic case studies help readers understand the complexities of decision-making by the individual and the family."-- Doody's Medical Reviews While advance directives hold a great deal... more...

  • African American Griefby Paul C. Rosenblatt; Beverly R. Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    African American Grief is a unique contribution to the field, both as a professional resource for counselors, therapists, social workers, clergy, and nurses, and as a reference volume for thanatologists, academics, and researchers. This work considers the potential effects of slavery, racism, and white ignorance and oppression on the African American... more...

  • After Danielby Moira Farr

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 13.99

    Moira Farr discovered Daniel Jones? body on Valentine?s Day, 1994. Struggling with deep depression, he had killed himself using a method clearly outlined in the bestselling book, Final Exit . Six years later, in an account both deeply personal and thoughtfully political, Farr reflects on Daniel?s suicide and its consequences. After Daniel is not... more...

  • After A Funeralby Diana Athill

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 11.99

    This is the story of how and why a talented writer came to kill himself. When Diana Athill met the man she calls Didi, an Egyptian in exile, she fell in love instantly and out of love just as fast. Didi moved into her flat, they shared housework and holidays, and a life of easy intimacy seemed to beckon. But Didi's sweetness and intelligence soon... more...